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Winston-Salem Chronicle October 18, 2012 Winston-Salem native Dominique Adams was forced to drop out of Carver High School his senior year when his daughter was born. After working in construction, Adams wasn’t satisfied, so he enrolled in the GED® program at Forsyth Tech. Read more: http://www.wschronicle.com/2012/10/rec-centers-latest-offering-ged-classes/


Winston-Salem Journal October 9, 2012 For the first time in 18 years, House District 71 is up for grabs. In February, state Rep. Larry Womble, a Democrat, announced he would not seek re-election after he was seriously injured in a car wreck last December. Democrat Evelyn Terry, a former Winston-Salem City Council member and longtime […]


Wake Forest Magazine October 16, 2012 When he became a father for the second time at 42, Paul Garber (’86) recalls asking himself, “Do I really want to run around with this pink Vera Bradley baby bag on my shoulder?” That was several years ago; today Garber shares thoughts and resources on older parenting through […]


News 14 TV October 12, 2012 A Forsyth Tech autobody student and stay-at-home mom was part of a group of middle class families who met with former NC governor Jim Hunt at a family’s home in Winston-Salem to discuss the choices voters have to make this November and how education is the key to a […]


The Chronicle October 10, 2012 Jefferson Elementary School’s Nora Baker is the 2013 Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Principal of the Year. Baker has also worked as an adjunct instructor at Salem College and Forsyth Technical Community College. Read more: http://www.wschronicle.com/2012/10/baker-named-top-principal/


The Stokes News October 11, 2012 Senior Director of Off-Campus Centers Ann Watts dances with Stokes Early College students in an impromptu dance. Students and staff enjoyed snacks, refreshments and music in a community celebration day sponsored by Forsyth Technical Community College. Read more: http://www.thestokesnews.com/view/full_story/20435888/article-Stokes-students-celebrate-Forsyth-Tech-Community-Day#ixzz295krtARc


North Carolina Biotechnology Center October 10, 2012 Winston-Salem’s Forsyth Tech Community College has been awarded a $15 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to lead a national workforce development and training program across the $100 billion biosciences industry. Read more: http://www.ncbiotech.org/article/forsyth-tech-awarded-15m-grant-department-labor


WCNC TV/Associated Press October 10, 2012 WCNC TV online in Charlotte, NC carries a story today about the Obama campaign, which is accompanied by a photo of President Obama speaking during his visit to Forsyth Tech in Dec. 2010. Read more: http://www.wcnc.com/news/politics/For-Obama-the-trail-can-be-on-grind-it-out-mode–173477411.html


Bloomberg October 9, 2012 While employers struggle to fill jobs in health care and trades such as welding, enrollment in the two-year, degree-awarding colleges that provide graduates for those fields rose only 18 percent from 2005 to 2010, trailing the 21 percent growth for four-year universities. Even with trades offering competitive pay, skilled factory vacancies […]


The Stokes News Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem has been awarded a $15 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to lead a national effort to develop and expand workforce training across the $100 billion biosciences industry.


October 5, 2012 Liberian Daily Observer Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was inducted into the Community Leaders and Legend’s Hall of Fame of North Carolina, which the group granted for her years of advocacy for social justice and commitment to development in Liberia. According to a citation read by the organization’s President, James Hunder, the […]


Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce October 5, 2012 Today, Governor Beverly Perdue announced that Deere-Hitachi will invest $97 million to expand their manufacturing capacity in Kernersville. This project will allow Deere-Hitachi to hire an additional 340 full-time employees over the next four years. Forsyth Tech is one of many sponsors of the project. Read more: http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=75d9848ae31b00f57583a0828&id=1b5fd20af1&e=629e4f9eba http://www.digtriad.com/news/article/248738/57/Deere-Hitachi-Expanding-Kernersville-Facility


The Stokes News October 5, 2012 The 23rd annual KingFest will take place at Central Park in King from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 6. Activities at the festival include a classic cruise-in car show, artisan vendors, food, and much more. Forsyth Tech will be sponsoring the Family Safety Center area and […]


October 5, 2012 US Airways Magazine Forsyth Tech is featured in the special destination supplement about Winston-Salem in the Oct. issue of US Airways Magazine, which will reach 6 million people throughout this month. According to the article, Forsyth Tech “epitomizes the visionary, fast-moving, globally competitive workforce education that our country needs.” Check it out: […]


The Business Journal – Matt Evans  October 5, 2012 Forsyth Technical Community College and the 11 schools it leads on a $15 million federal grant will lean heavily on private sector companies in designing biotech credentials. U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Seth Harris made that clear when he toured the labs at Forsyth Tech […]


Winston-Salem Chronicle October 3, 2012 On the ground, four year-old Ethan Lee sometimes faces challenges. But when he’s on the back of a horse at Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center, Ethan – who suffers from a mild form of autism – is on top of the world. Pam Stovall-Lee, a computer science instructor at Forsyth Technical […]


Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Blog October 2, 2012 Forsyth Technical Community College showed off its new Transportation Technology Center at 4255 N. Patterson Ave. to the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce’s Technology & Innovation Series Tuesday. The new center will “create jobs for the people in this community,” said Dr. Gary Green, Forsyth Tech president. He […]


Department of Labor September 27, 2012 In a recent visit to Forsyth Tech, Deputy Secretary Seth Harris formally delivered a $15,000,000.00 grant to the college from the Department of Labor. Forsyth Tech will lead a national effort to develop workforce training in bioscience. View photos from the Deputy Secretary’s visit: http://www.dol.gov/dol/media/photos/slideshows/20120927-harris-forsyth.htm


Winston-Salem Journal September 27, 2012 With a $15 million dollar grant, provided by the U.S. Department of Labor, Forsyth Tech will lead a national effort to develop workforce training in bioscience. The grant was announced last week but celebrated in style at Forsyth Tech Thursday with a visit from Seth Harris, deputy secretary in the […]


Camel City Dispatch September 27, 2012 Thursday morning Forsyth Technical College formally received a $15,000,000.00 grant from the US Department of Labor as part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community Career Training (TAACCCT) program. On hand to “deliver the check” was Deputy Secretary of Labor, Scott D. Harris, along with 12th District Congressman Mel Watt, […]


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